Bobby Wayne Muncey, 62, of McMinnville died Sunday, Dec. 11 at his residence after an extended illness.
He was born in McMinnville on Aug. 26, 1949, a son of the late Letha Mae (Basham) Muncey and John Muncey.
He is the husband of Mary E. (Tinker) (Speights) Muncey of McMinnville and was a pastor for 29 years and a member of the Independent Missionary Baptist Church. He worked in the timber industry and served in the U.S. Army as a Spec 5 in the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife; daughter, Treva G. Jaco Martin of McMinnville; son, John C. Muncey of McMinnville; two sisters, Dorothy Simmons of Spencer; Jennie D. Mahaffey of McMinnville; brother, Johnny Jr. Muncey of McMinnville; five grandchildren, Dusty Jaco, Shani Jaco, Jacob Martin, John Blathen Muncey Woodlee, and Lucas Hunter Muncey.
The family will receive friends at Freedom Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 56 South today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the time of the service. Ronald Powell will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery in McMinnville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the funeral home for the cost of the funeral bill.
To sign the online guest book and leave a message to the family, visit www.gardensofmemoryfuneralhome.com.
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 14, 2011